BJP, Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt) on Monday announced their seat sharing formula for upcoming Punjab assembly elections.
Under the alliance, BJP will fight on 65 assembly seats, PLC on 37 and the SAD (Sanyukt) on 15 assembly constituencies. This was jointly announced during a press conference in New Delhi, by BJP Chief J P Nadda, PLC Chief Captain Amarinder Singh and SAD (Sanyukt) leader Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Nadda said, this election is for the stability and safety in Punjab and our motto is to bring back the state on track.
He said, the security is an important issue for Punjab as it is a border state. He added that Punjab needs double engine government.
Captain Amarinder Singh said, today is a very happy day for us. He criticized Punjab Congress Chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu terming him as incompetent. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said, the alliance will work for the welfare of farmers and poor.